48-hours in Hong Kong

48-hours in Hong Kong

After my annual visit to Madrid, reigniting my love for that city that will always be a second home, it was time to board a Cathay Pacific flight (my first time on the airline, and it was a great experience) and jet off to Hong Kong, my 3rd Asian destination of 2018.  To call the [...]

Advertisements

Eating & Exploring in Singapore

Eating & Exploring in Singapore

When I got the news that Anthony Bourdain had passed away, I was sitting in a hostel in Perth, surrounded by backpackers playing beer pong late in the evening. They had never heard of him, nor read his books or seen any of his TV series. The devastation I felt and must have expressed on [...]

Monkey Forest & Bali Swing | Ubud | Bali, Indonesia

Monkey Forest & Bali Swing | Ubud | Bali, Indonesia

Long before ever being invited on a group trip to Bali, I had mixed feelings about visiting the Indonesian island. On the one hand, I'd heard many accounts of how touristy it is, being described as the "Cancún for Australians," an Asian destination that would be overly-westernized and a far cry from an authentic, southeast [...]